The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away (2012)

The title character in this fact-based POW drama is Franz von Werra, played by Hardy Kruger. Shot down early in the war, Luftwaffe pilot von Werra is incarcerated in an English prison camp. He refuses to submit to camp routine, insisting… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Brits seem to be in a generous mood acknowledging the dashing heroic feats of their black leather jacket wearing fair-haired pilot prisoner.

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Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Stays on its toes the whole time.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a top-notch suspense thriller, with fine acting from everyone involved but especially from Hardy Kruger, who holds it all together splendidly.

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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The German POW character played by Hardy Kruger is not terribly different from Steve McQueen's star-making role in The Great Escape - the dedicated escape artist who singlemindedly focuses on getting out of enemy clutches.

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Walter M.
"The One that Got Away" starts with Oberleutnant Franz Von Werra(Hardy Kruger) crash landing his airplane in England. When he sees the man with the… More